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Podcasts from public lectures for those interested in learning about the Middle East and its related fields of study.

Podcasts from the UCLA Center for Middle East Development Podcasts from the UCLA Center for Middle East Development

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Podcasts from public lectures for those interested in learning about the Middle East and its related fields of study.

    Geopolitical Implications of COVID-19 for the Middle East

    Geopolitical Implications of COVID-19 for the Middle East

    A panel with Hesham Youssef (United States Institute of Peace), Dalia Dassa Kaye (RAND), and Ehud Eiran (Stanford University); Moderated by Kevan Harris (UCLA) and Dov Waxman (UCLA) on the geostrategic, political, security and economic consequences of the

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    New sanctions and U.S.-Iranian relations

    New sanctions and U.S.-Iranian relations

    Ben Radd, Research Fellow at the Center for Middle East Development, was interviewed on KABC regarding U.S.-Iranian relations at a time of rising tensions between the two countries.

    Mueller Report Analysis from CMED Senior Fellow

    Mueller Report Analysis from CMED Senior Fellow

    Just hours after the redacted Mueller Report's release, CMED Senior Fellow Steve Zipperstein offers his analysis. Zipperstein has worked with both Bill Barr and Robert Mueller throughout his law career.

    German Political Foundations in the Middle East

    German Political Foundations in the Middle East

    Representatives from the German think tank Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) provide insights on the their work in the Middle East.

    Professor Steven Spiegel's Quick Analysis on the Israeli Elections

    Professor Steven Spiegel's Quick Analysis on the Israeli Elections

    On the day of the Israeli elections, Professor Steven Spiegel provides some of his thoughts on KNX Los Angeles radio station.

    Dr. Eric Bordenkircher: The Lebanonization of the Middle East

    Dr. Eric Bordenkircher: The Lebanonization of the Middle East

    Dr. Bordenkircher argues that the politics of many Middle East countries are beginning to resemble Lebanon's. He applies the Lebanese political phenomenon to Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain and Libya.

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